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Rescuers, race, find, survivors, Philippine, quake

Rescuers race to find survivors after Philippine quake

04 April, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

PORAC, Philippines (Reuters) – Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-storey commercial building on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the country’s biggest island, killing at least 11 people. Heavy lifting equipment and search dogs were used as dozens of firefighters, military and civilian rescue … Read More


Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well

01 January, 2019 11:21 am 11:21 am

TOTALAN (Reuters) – Rescuers in southern Spain began drilling in hopes of rescuing a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well for six days. The mission to save the child has triggered an outpouring of public support as rescuers struggle with the challenge of bringing heavy equipment up steep access roads and reaching the toddler … Read More

Rescuers find first body in town worst hit by Michael

10 October, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Searchers found the first body in the rubble of the Florida coastal town of Mexico Beach, which was nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, as the toll from the historic storm rose to at least 17 and was expected to rise. Rescue teams, hampered by power and phone outages, used cadaver … Read More

Rescuers dig through quake rubble for aunt of Indonesian sprint star

08 August, 2018 10:20 am 10:20 am

KARANGPANGSOR, Indonesia (Reuters) – Rescuers on Indonesia’s quake-hit island of Lombok dug through the rubble of a mosque on Wednesday, hoping to reach the aunt of a sprinter who became a national hero last month at the under-20 world championships in Finland. Salama, 52, was at a prayer class in the mosque of Karangpangsor village … Read More

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 112

07 July, 2018 3:02 pm 3:02 pm

KURASHIKI, Japan (Reuters) – Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides that killed at least 112 people, with dozens missing. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe canceled an overseas trip to deal with Japan’s worst flood disaster since 1983, with several million people … Read More